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Terminal Forklift Operator 

Description

Ready to take charge of your career and move it forward? Do you want to be part of a passionate, fast-paced environment focused on keeping our nation moving? Interested in a transportation career but don’t have experience? Interested in moving on from the Food Service or Retail industry and want to learn something new?

Meet USAT! It takes a winning team to build and maintain an industry leader. That’s where you come in! We seek vibrant, energetic self-starters to grow a career with us.

What’s in it for me?

Beyond all that you would expect from any job (Medical insurance, 401(k), life insurance and more), we want to offer you more. At USAT we provide continued training and development, a growing team, and a place you can call home.

  • No transportation experience necessary – we will train you up on all you need to know
  • Career development opportunities within our growing company
  • A family feel and fun company culture (come show off your killer ping pong skills)
  • Strong company vision and values that provide the why behind everything we do

Interested? Read on to learn more and submit your application.

Grow, thrive, and make a difference with us.

PURPOSE

This position is responsible for Forklift operations at the designated terminal. Including, but not limited to: loading, unloading, fueling and daily preventive maintenance. This position will support Drivers and Customers by safely loading, unloading and positioning cargo and containers as needed.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Using the appropriate equipment, load and unload containers from flatbed truck trailers
  • Move containers and reposition containers on the yard or lot as necessary.
  • Communicate effectively with Drivers to maximize customer service and productivity
  • Communicate with Management to effectively schedule activities to support the operation.
  • Interact with customers as necessary to coordinate containers and truck movements.
  • Perform daily fueling, pre-trip/post trip, preventive maintenance as needed.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in forklift operation.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • CDL-A license and experience preferred.

 

Working conditions

  • Constantly works in outdoor weather conditions.
  • Spend most of working hours inside the cab of a forklift.
  • Wear protective attire as directed, such as hard hats and gloves.
  • Frequently exposed to very hot or very cold temperatures.
  • Regularly exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable.
  • Exposed to hazardous equipment, conditions, and situations on a frequent basis.
  • Work with equipment that causes whole body vibration.
  • Sometimes must get into awkward positions to reach cramped work spaces.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

 

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Terminal Forklift Operator  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 6/23/2022  
Location Tipp City, OH  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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